Get accredited and learn how to respond to a range of first aid emergencies as an educator or support staff member.
The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies. This course is suitable for anyone working in long day care, family day care, preschool and outside of school hours (OOSH) care services.
Provide First Aid in an Education and Care Setting
About this course
This unit of competency has been approved by Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) who have deemed it to satisfy all requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).
This course is delivered through an online pre-assessment and a one-day practical class simulating the real-life working environment where these skills and knowledge would be performed, with all the relevant equipment and resources of that working environment.
Specific licensing requirements, including requirements for refresher training, should be obtained from the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and / or relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults.
How much will it cost me?
Fee for Service
This course cost is fully inclusive of everything you need to complete the course.
Additional incidental fees may include $40.00 rebooking/non-attendance fee.
This unit of competency may contribute towards approved first aid, asthma and anaphylaxis training under the Education and Care Services National Law, and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).
This 1-day course will cover the following elements:
- Respond to an emergency situation
- Apply appropriate first aid procedures
- Communicate details of the incident
- Evaluate the incident and own performance
- Cardiopulminary Resuscitation (CPR) on an Infant
This class is delivered through an initial online assessment 5 business days before the class and once deemed competent; you will attend a 1-day practical training seminar at our City Campus, 31 Franklin St, Adelaide.
As part of this course, you will have the opportunity to experience real life situations. During First Aid training participants will be required to work at a range of height levels. Please wear appropriate clothing for practical skills assessment at ground level.
Participants will also be required to kneel for a minimum of two (2) minutes for Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) assessment and to roll onto your back, side and/or stomach. Please wear appropriate clothing for practical skills assessment at ground level.
7-16 hour Initial theoretical component.
- Study on Campus